INVESTMENT IN ORCHARD SUSTAINABILITY FUELS GROWTH IN A YEAR LIKE NO OTHER
2020 has unfolded in a way nobody could have predicted. While the COVID-19 pandemic has affected every corner of the globe for most of the year, Australia also weathered pre-virus crises in the form of severe drought and crippling bushfires.
Despite these challenging events, the Australian macadamia industry has continued to expand. Currently, around 5,000 hectares of new planting are occurring each year, split between Wide Bay Burnett and the Richmond and Clarence Rivers. Driven by strong underlying market fundamentals, this is the fastest growth ever witnessed in the industry. It’s a situation being mirrored in other origins as well, meaning the substantial global production increases that have been forecast are on track to materialise…
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